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We called him (fire marshal) in immediately on the scene. He lives here locally. His investigation indicates it appears to be accidental fire. Appeared to be an electrical fire. (Quote by - Larry Smith)

Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers. (Quote by - Leo Rosten)

Accidents, try to change them - it's impossible. The accidental reveals man. (Quote by - J B Priestley)

That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more believe than that the accidental jumbling of the alphabet would fall into a most ingenious treatise of philosophy(Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

I was an accidental actor. I was never formally trained. (Quote by - David Soul)

The serial number of a human specimen is the face, that accidental and unrepeatable combination of features. It reflects neither character nor soul, nor what we call the self. The face is only the serial number of a specimen. (Quote by - Milan Kundera)

Above the titles of wife and mother, which, although dear, are transitory and accidental, there is the title human being, which precedes and out-ranks every other. (Quote by - Mary Ashton Livermore)

I believe that it may happen that one will succeed, and one must not begin to despair, even though defeated here and there; and even though one sometimes feels a kind of decay, though things go differently from the expected, it is necessary to take heart again and new courage. For the great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. And great things are not something accidental, but must certainly be willed. What is drawing? How does one learn it? It is working through an invisible iron wall that seems to stand between what one feels and what one can do. (Quote by - Vincent van Gogh)

The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization and, above all, by the ''disenchantment of the world.'' Precisely the ultimate and most sublime values have retreated from public life either into the transcendental realm of mystic life or into the brotherliness of direct and personal human relations. It is not accidental that our greatest art is intimate and not monumental. (Quote by - Max Weber)

If we're all just floating around accidental-like on a breeze. (Quote by - Forrest Gump)

The theater is so endlessly fascinating because it's so accidental. It's so much like life. (Quote by - Arthur Miller)

This appears to be a very tragic, accidental death. (Quote by - Gary Davidson)

We believe it was self- inflicted, however, we have not determined whether it was intentional or accidental. (Quote by - Wayne Shelor)

Great things are not something accidental, but must certainly be willed. (Quote by - Vincent van Gogh)

It seems to me there's this tyranny that's not accidental or incidental, to make women feel compelled to look like somebody they're not. I think the effort is being made to get us to turn our time and attention to this instead of important political issues. (Quote by - Eve Ensler)

As accidental as my life may be, or as that random humor is, which governs it, I know nothing, after all, so real or substantial as myself(Quote by - Anthony Ashley Cooper)

We didn't have any hint of any criminality. This is accidental, and we're going to look into ways to prevent accidents and make all scouting events as safe as possible. (Quote by - Gregg Shields)

We don't want to see any so-called 'accidental' damage done to the historic part of the hospital. (Quote by - Michael Moran)

Whether it's domestic violence, gang violence, attempted suicide, accidental shooting, or something else, intervention strategies will be personalized. We're looking at this from a public health perspective as a health epidemic. (Quote by - Troy Thompson)

Yet, sadly, accidental rudeness occurs alarmingly often. Best to say nothing at all, my dear man. (Quote by - Joanne Kathleen Rowling)

Nothing is accidental in the universe -- this is one of my Laws of Physics -- except the entire universe itself, which is Pure Accident, pure divinity. (Quote by - Joyce Carol Oates)

The accidental prescriptions of authority, when time has procured them veneration, are often confounded with the laws of nature, and those rules are supposed coeval with reason, of which the first rise cannot be discovered. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

We have been able to determine the spot in the home where the fire originated, but the cause is still under investigation. We do not think it was suspicious and it does appear that it will be ruled accidental. (Quote by - Anthony Correia)

There might have been an accidental discharge or it could have been a hit-type of incident. (Quote by - Bobby Hernandez)

I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with this planet or with the whole accidental universe - because, like Spinoza's God, it won't love us in return. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)


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